Ely Arts & Heritage Center
14th Annual

Gala Art Show & Sale

July 12 – 15, 2019

This year is the Artist’s Choice, which is an open, all media, and limited number art show. Each artist has a limit of nine pieces of work per medium. This is where you get to share the work of which you are most proud!

Artists’ Reception

Celebrate the artists at the Opening night Gala reception, open to the public with a $15 ticket. Please join us and share wine and light hors d’oeuvres while you converse with art lovers of Ely.

Guidelines & Schedule

Important Dates:

  • Deliver artwork July 10th 4-7PM, July 11th 10AM- Noon
  • July 12th Artists Gala Reception
  • July 13-15 open 1-4PM daily
  • Pick up art work July 15th 4PM-7PM or July 16th 9Am -Noon

Guidelines

  • Artwork must be original, and the favored choice of the artist.
  • All art must be for sale with only one exception as Not for Sale (NFS).
  • No prints or reproductions please.
  • Space will be allocated based on the order of applications received.
  • Consent for publicity reproduction is considered granted unless otherwise
    stated.
  • Eligible Mediums: Glass, wood, fiber, ceramics, wearable art, mixed-media, sculpture, painting, metal, photography, basketry, jewelry and printmaking.
  • Presentation: Each piece must be appropriately framed, assembled, and wired for hanging. If the art piece(s) will not be hanging on a wall, then it is the artist’s responsibility to provide the free-standing display case / stands / pedestals for their work. Installation of displays will be made in assigned areas. It is the responsibility of the Exhibitor / Artist to provide the pieces in hanging condition with label identifying each piece with application: Title, Media, Size and Price
  • Delivery: The Exhibitor / Artist must deliver the artwork to the display location as scheduled.
  • Set-up: The facility team sets up the entire show. All care will be taken with your work. Ely Arts & Heritage Center is not responsible for any loss or damage.
  • Sales: All artwork must remain on display until the end of the show and sale. 75% of sales will be artist’s percentage and items sold will be paid to artist within 5 days of the end of the show.
    • What your 25% buys : Ely Arts and Heritage Center is a 501(c)3 organization which uses its funds for arts, educational and heritage programs.
  • Pick-up: The Exhibitor must pick up the art from the facility by the specified date and time.  Sold artwork will be available for pick up on the final day.

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